1836 - The Arc de Triomphe is introduced to the world. The monument was constructed to honor those that served in French wars.
This Day in History
1977 - Oil flows through the Trans Alaska Pipeline System for the first time. The line is intended to last the entire life cycle of the oil source.
1926 - The first aluminum ingot is smelted in Arvida, Québec. The city itself will become a model for innovative construction and human living conditions.
1814 - A major milestone is reached for the Railway industry. On July 25 George Stephenson introduces his first steam locomotive, Blücher; this design was intended to haul coal.
1877 - Construction modernizes Hawaii; marking the first telephone and telegraph line for the island chain.
1955- the Palace of Culture and Science, designed by architect, Lev Rudney, opens in Warsaw, Poland.
1970- Aswan Dam, built across the Nile in Egypt, is opened.
1939- Construction begins on the USS Massachusetts (BB-59).